2009-01-15 / Local & State

Pa. Fire Kills Mother, Daughter

WILBURTON, Pa. (AP) - State police say a fire that killed a mother and daughter in northeastern Pennsylvania appears to be accidental.

The fire killed 84-year-old Minnie Alice Brassington and her 52- year-old daughter, Gloria. Police say it started near a stove in the kitchen of the home in Wilburton, which is in Columbia County and is about 85 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

The fire broke out early Friday afternoon.

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